Saturday, April 02, 2011

(lent) 19


minimum age to marry in the state of Nebraska.

"19th hole" in golf is the clubhouse bar.
In miniature golf it is an extra hole on which the winner earns an instant prize.

amount of years typically between solar eclipses.

the height, in feet, of the statues of Abraham Lincoln and Thomas Jefferson in their respective memorials.

a 'zero' point hand in Cribbage.

chapter in Matthew (verse 14) in which Jesus says, "Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these."

faith like a child. simple. pure. honest and real.

the chapter in the gospel of John in which Jesus is crucified.

the culmination of his ministry comes to a moment that seems to be final.
alone. on the cross. death enters and where are his friends?
all but one either ran off, denied him or hid. John stayed near him, comforting Mary, the mother of Jesus as Christ suffered humiliation, scorn and shame.
John stayed close. perhaps that is why he was referred to as the one whom Jesus loved.
John did not abandon him.

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